Essential Rolodex: Basil

Essential Rolodex: Basil

When you think of Basil, you may also start to muse (or drool) about yummy pesto meals, Caprese salad, or a Margherita pizza. Yet, Basil (Ocimum basilicum) hosts a wealth of mind/body benefits beyond the garden and kitchen. Basil is considered the Oil of Renewal and supports our ability to increase our natural energy. When our emotions, mind, or bodies are alerting us with signals of fatigue and burn-out, Basil oil can effectively induce emotional buoyancy and resiliency to help reduce mental and physical strain or feelings of weakness.

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